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- Assynt House
Assynt House, Evanton, Ross-shire, Scotland, IV16 9XW
Sleeps up to 14 in 7 bedrooms with 7 bathrooms. Weekends from £3,000 to £3,300, full weeks from £4,500 to £5,600. For shorter stays please enquire.
If fully occupied, price per person per night is usually between £46 and £79.
- Catering Available
- Countryside Walks
- Self Catering
- Wedding Facilities
- Working Fireplace
A luxury wedding venue in the Ross-shire countryside for a truly memorable wedding! Seats up to 50 indoors and the total venue capacity is 150.
- Marquee Available
Built in the 1800’s, Assynt House is a peaceful Georgian country house just north of Inverness. It was once part of a neighbouring estate, and President Roosevelt spent part of his honeymoon at Assynt with his new wife, Eleanor.
It’s a big house, sleeping 14 adults in 7 bedrooms, with additional flexible accommodation for children. Each room is en-suite, with beautiful views. On the first floor is a large drawing room and kitchen, with bedrooms and games room on the ground floor. Daily housekeeping is included and the house owners offer catering where requested for an additional fee (it’s a popular option!).
Assynt House sits in 6 acres of garden and woodlands, and has a terrace complete with barbeque and lawn for summer games.
There is lots to do in the area; fishing for salmon and brown trout, horse riding, canoeing, skiing, archery… or…if you’d like to sit down and enjoy the view, you can go dolphin-watching in the Cromarty Firth, or out on Loch Ness, to try to spot the beastie.
Assynt House suits family parties, reunions with friends, family holidays, weddings (an event fee is payable), special celebrations and parties of walkers or sports enthusiasts.
Enjoy guided excursions Salmon or Trout fishing and prime access to beats on the River Alness and the River Conan. A full week’s fishing can be arranged for you or just an afternoon learning to fly fish on the lawn and then down to the river to try out your new skills.
Deer stalking can be arranged for guests in many locations throughout the Northern Highlands, all Estates are professionally managed by gamekeepers and stalkers. Driven shooting for grouse, partridge and pheasant are on offer from local professionals.
With so many great courses within an hour’s drive from Assynt House you could decide to play a different one each day of the week. Royal Dornoch, Nairn Dunbar, Castle Stewart home of the 2016 Scottish Open are some of the highlights. Due to the wonderful location, most of the course available are links courses with great views to soak up.
Enjoy the outdoors
Assynt House makes a great, luxuries base for enjoying the great outdoors. Choose from Canoeing, gorge walking, hill walking, exhilarating boat trips on the Cromarty Firth or relaxing boat trips on Loch Ness. A trip to Scotland wouldn’t be complete without a visit to a whisky distillery and the Highland’s doesn’t disappoint in its selection to visit.